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Sep
05
2008

New Study Shows Signs of Tanning Depedence in College Students

A study recently conducted at the Virginia Commonwealth University showed college-age students displaying behaviors of tanorexia, or tanning depedence, which can increase chances for skin cancer.

Sep
03
2008

LeAnn Rimes Speaks Out About Her Psoriasis

Country music star LeAnn Rimes has announced her battle with psoriasis in hopes of encouraging awareness of the skin disorder.

Aug
29
2008

Study Shows What Teens Would Pay to Reduce or Be Rid Of Acne

Results from a recent study done in the San Francisco area indicate teens' willingness to pay for treatments and services that will help rid them of, or at least decrease, their acne.

Aug
29
2008

Acupuncture May Help Those With Chronic Headaches

A new study done in Germany has shown acupuncture to help decrease the number of headaches of those who suffer from them chronically, indicating the therapy's usefulness in pain treatments.

Aug
28
2008

Melanoma More Likely for Those Who Have Had Non-Fatal Skin Cancers

Research from the University of South Carolina indicates that those people who have previously had a normally non-fatal form of skin cancer are more likely to develop melanoma or even other more serious cancers.

Aug
27
2008

New Treatment for Psoriasis Emerges

New developments have recently led to a more effective treatment for those suffering from psoriasis.

Aug
26
2008

Burning Incense May Increase Risk of Respiratory Tract Cancer

A new study has found those exposed to burning incense on a long-term basis seem to be at increased risk for cancers of the respiratory tract.

Aug
25
2008

Research Shows Nanoparticles May Penetrate Sun Damaged Skin

Nanoparticles may penetrate sun damaged skin causing concern about their increasingly widespread use in sunscreens, according to new research.

Aug
22
2008

The Practical Use of Topical Oxygen

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By: Peter T. Pugliese, MD

Oxygen is a very effective agent used to treat many skin conditions the esthetician sees almost daily.

Aug
21
2008

Scientists Identify Skin Cancer Odor

Skin cancer diagnoses may be getting easier as scientists have identified the odor the disease produces.